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Major [Robert] Anderson's command at Fort Sumter

Major [Robert] Anderson's command at Fort Sumter

Nine men in uniform posing, including Capt. Abner Doubleday (1819-1893), originator of baseball, who aimed first shot fired at Confederates in Civil War. Anderson, Robert; Crawford, Samuel, Wylie, 1829-1892; Fo... more

Battery on Morris Island, gun that fired over 1200 shots into Fort Sumter

Battery on Morris Island, gun that fired over 1200 shots into Fort Sum...

Photograph shows the interior of Fort Putnam with a cannon in the foreground with soldiers in the background.

Fort Sumter

Fort Sumter

Formerly attributed to Mathew B. Brady (American, born Ireland, 1823?–1896 New York)

Fort Sumter

Fort Sumter

Formerly attributed to Mathew B. Brady (American, born Ireland, 1823?–1896 New York)

[Two views: Group of guns and gun carriages dismantled by Major Anderson at Fort Moultire; Battery at Fort Moultrie, bearing on Fort Sumter]

[Two views: Group of guns and gun carriages dismantled by Major Anders...

Two wood engravings of drawings by an officer of Major Anderson's command

Confederate flag flying.  Ft. Sumter after the evacuation of Maj. Anderson - interior view

Confederate flag flying. Ft. Sumter after the evacuation of Maj. Ande...

Photograph shows the Confederate flag flying at Fort Sumter, on April 15, 1861, following the surrender of Major Anderson and his Union troops, documenting the beginning of the Civil War; troops prepare to load cannon.

The Evacuation of Fort Sumter

The Evacuation of Fort Sumter

This exceptional early war carte-de-visite album inscribed "The Evacuation of Fort Sumter" was given by an unknown donor to a "Mrs. Crawford Washington" in 1862. It includes sixteen cartes de visite of Fort Sum... more

Sumter, Israel - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]
The prayer at Sumter, December 27, 1860

The prayer at Sumter, December 27, 1860

Major Robert Anderson and soldiers praying around flag in Fort Sumter, Charleston, South Carolina.

Fort Sumter

Fort Sumter

Formerly attributed to Mathew B. Brady (American, born Ireland, 1823?–1896 New York)

Hamilton's Floating Battery Moored at the End of Sullivan's Island the Night Before They Opened Fire upon Fort Sumter

Hamilton's Floating Battery Moored at the End of Sullivan's Island the...

In January 1861, prior to the outbreak of war, James Randolph Hamilton began the construction of the ironclad floating battery to be used by the Confederate government to attack Fort Sumter and other Federal po... more

Sumter Light Guards, Company K, 4th Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry, CSA. April 1861

Sumter Light Guards, Company K, 4th Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantr...

Photograph showing four rows of Confederate soldiers with guns and one soldier holding the Confederate flag.

Sumter

Sumter

Damaged fort wall.

Fort Johnson, James Island, looking toward Fort Sumter

Fort Johnson, James Island, looking toward Fort Sumter

Formerly attributed to Mathew B. Brady (American, born Ireland, 1823?–1896 New York)

Salient with North-west Casemates, Fort Sumter

Salient with North-west Casemates, Fort Sumter

J. M. Osborn (American, active Charleston, South Carolina, 1850s–1860s)

Plan of the attack on Ft. Sumter, April 6th, 1863.

Plan of the attack on Ft. Sumter, April 6th, 1863.

Map shows a regional view of Charleston Harbor including Confederate fortifications and Union naval vessels. This April 1863 atttack by Union ironclads was unsuccessful.

Plan of Andersonville Prison or "Camp Sumter," April, 1864.

Plan of Andersonville Prison or "Camp Sumter," April, 1864.

Illustrates the layout of Andersonville Camp, as Sneden refers to the prison, and the surrounding area where Confederate guard troops of the 1st Florida Battery were stationed including the headquarters of Capt... more

Plan of Andersonville Prison, Sumter Co., Georgia.

Plan of Andersonville Prison, Sumter Co., Georgia.

This is a revised plan showing the physical layout of Andersonville Prison in August 1864. This is a corrected drawing of his map cataloged as Mss5:1 Sn237:1 (v. 5, p. 451).

Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), east face, Charleston Harbor, S.C., showing the palmetto works erected to strengthen the fort

Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), east face, Charleston Harbor, S.C., showin...

Stereograph showing broken girders among piles of rocks next to the palmetto reinforcement on the exterior wall of Fort Sumter.

View of Ft. Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), showing a mingled mass of debris, shot, shell & bursted gun

View of Ft. Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), showing a mingled mass of debris, s...

Stereograph showing two men seated on rocks amidst the debris of Fort Sumter. One man leans on a damaged cannon.

Interior of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), S.C., looking south, showing officers' quarters

Interior of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), S.C., looking south, showing o...

Stereograph showing gabion reinforced retaining walls, brick chimneys, rocks and other debris inside Fort Sumter.

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), showing the debris, shot, shell, and broken guns

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), showing the debris, shot, shell, a...

Stereograph showing debris among the rocks on exterior of Fort Sumter.

View from the parapet of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), S.C., with Charleston in the distance. Taken April 14, '65, on the occasion of the raising of the old flag

View from the parapet of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), S.C., with Charle...

Stereograph showing two men sitting on the parapet in Fort Sumter on the occasion of the anniversary of Major General Anderson's surrender four years earlier. Four cannons on the parapet in the distance.

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), on the parapet, overlooking the harbor and distant shore

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), on the parapet, overlooking the ha...

Stereograph showing damaged gabions amid the fortifications on the parapet of Fort Sumter. Photographer Samuel Cooley sets up his camera in the distance.

Interior of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), Charleston Harbor, S.C., April 14th, 1865. Awaiting the arrival of Gen. Anderson and the invited guests

Interior of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), Charleston Harbor, S.C., April...

Stereograph showing crowd at the flag-raising ceremony inside Fort Sumter on the occasion of the anniversary of Major General Anderson's surrender four years earlier.

View of the east face of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), Charleston Harbor, S.C.

View of the east face of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), Charleston Harbor...

Stereograph showing destroyed exterior brick wall of Fort Sumter.

The light house and bomb proofs of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), S.C.

The light house and bomb proofs of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), S.C.

Stereograph showing the entrance to a casemate beneath a beacon tower on the parapet of Fort Sumter.

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter). Interior, showing sallyport (entrance to the fort)

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter). Interior, showing sallyport (entra...

Stereograph showing gabions and ruins inside Fort Sumter facing the entrance. Soldier being photographed on the parapet by Sam Cooley.

Interior of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), Charleston Harbor, S.C., April 14th, 1865, during the ceremonies of raising the old flag

Interior of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), Charleston Harbor, S.C., April...

Stereograph showing spectators at the flag raising ceremony in Fort Sumter on the occasion of the anniversary of Major General Anderson's surrender four years earlier.

Interior of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), S.C., looking south-east

Interior of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), S.C., looking south-east

Stereograph showing cannon shells, rocks, debris, and gabion reinforcement retaining walls inside Fort Sumter.

View from the parapet of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), S.C., with Charleston in the distance. Taken April 14, '65, on the occasion of the raising of the old flag

View from the parapet of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), S.C., with Charle...

Stereograph showing a view of the interior of Fort Sumter from the parapet. A group of cannons line the opposite side of the parapet.

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), showing the debris, shot, and shell

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), showing the debris, shot, and shel...

Stereograph showing ruins of artillery among the rocks on the exterior of Fort Sumter.

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter). On the parapet, overlooking the harbor

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter). On the parapet, overlooking the ha...

Stereograph showing abandoned artillery, gabions, and chevaux-de-frise on parapet of Fort Sumter.

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter). Interior, showing remains of a casemate and other ruins

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter). Interior, showing remains of a cas...

Stereograph showing a fortified enclosure on the parapet, and gabions used as reinforcements inside Fort Sumter.

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), showing the debris, shot and shell

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), showing the debris, shot and shell

Stereograph showing a man seated on rocks amidst the debris of outer wall a result of bombardment from August 17 to September 23, 1863. Also showing chevaux-de-frise for protection against assault.

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), Charleston Harbor, S.C., taken from the sand bar

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), Charleston Harbor, S.C., taken fro...

Stereograph showing three men standing on the sandbar next to a boat with three men inside. The exterior of Fort Sumter is in the distance.

Interior of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), Charleston Harbor, S.C., April 14th, 1865, during the ceremony of raising the old flag

Interior of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), Charleston Harbor, S.C., April...

Stereograph showing spectators at the flag raising ceremony in Fort Sumter on the occasion of the anniversary of Major General Anderson's surrender four years earlier.

The light house of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), Charleston Harbor, S.C. Morris Island in the distance

The light house of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), Charleston Harbor, S.C....

Stereograph showing a beacon tower above the gabion reinforced entrance to a bombproof construction on the parapet of Fort Sumter. A cannon is nearby.

map from "Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61"

map from "Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61"

This image has been taken from scan 000018 from "Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British... more

Sumter, Samuel - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Fifth Infantry - West Virginia

Sumter, Samuel - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Fifth Infantry - West Vi...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Volunteer Organizations During the American Civil War

Bombardment of Fort Sumter

Bombardment of Fort Sumter

Bombardment of Fort Sumter, Charleston, South Carolina, by ships, April 1863.

Sumter, W F - Third Artillery (40th State Troops)

Sumter, W F - Third Artillery (40th State Troops)

Age is [Blank]. Year listed as [BLANK]. Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Minus, Sumter - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Sixteenth Infantry, Ki - Mi - Louisiana

Minus, Sumter - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Sixteenth Infantry, Ki - ...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

American Red Cross - Groups - Group of Red Cross workers. Left to right: Dr. E.M. Sommers, Brooklyn; Dr. H.P. Gillingham, New York; Mr. Norman W. Chandler, New York; Dr. F.A. Turner, Rockford, Ill.; Dr. C.A. Washburn, Springfield, Mass.; Mr. F.G. Weeks, Eldon, Mo.; Mr. E.A. Hackett, Belden, Mass.; Mr. Q.H. Moses, Sumter, S. Car

American Red Cross - Groups - Group of Red Cross workers. Left to righ...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Groups

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - South Carolina - Sumter County - Sumter - ED 43-26, ED 43-27, ED 43-28, ED 43-29, ED 43-30, ED 43-31, ED 43-32, ED 43-33

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - South Carolina - Sumter County...

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - South Carolina - Sumter County

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - Georgia - Sumter County - Americus - ED 129-9 - ED 129-15

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - Georgia - Sumter County - Amer...

Enumeration District Maps for Sumter County, Georgia